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noun
a pattern of high-frequency brain waves (beta waves ) observed in normal persons upon sensory stimulation, especially with light, or when they are engaging in purposeful mental activity.
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Origin of beta rhythm

First recorded in 1935–40; earlier beta waves, translation of German Betawellen; see alpha rhythm
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British Dictionary definitions for beta rhythm

beta rhythm

beta wave


noun
physiol the normal electrical activity of the cerebral cortex, occurring at a frequency of 13 to 30 hertz and detectable with an electroencephalographSee also brain wave
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