Bioentrainment is the process by which living beings become locked in to cycles, rhythms or waves from outside their body limits. In a way inner bioentrainment is a fundamental part of physiological functioning. If, for example, the heart cells do not keep in step with each other the result will be fibrillation and an erratic heartbeat. There are other instances of bioentrainment such as Circadian Rhythms that have evidently affected the human body. For example in terms of evolution, menstruation is probably linked with the lunar cycle.
Bioentrainment is responsible for causing epileptic seizures when people susceptible to epilepsy are exposed to strobe lights flashing at ten cycles per second. This is the dominant brainwave pattern of someone in a somewhat dissociated state. These alpha waves may also be induced in normal people while driving down road that is lined by trees when the sun is low. This can cast shadows across the field of view of the motorist at a regular rate that depends upon the speed.
By ascertaining the individual brainwave pattern of an individual while asleep, it has been possible to bring about sleep by transmitting those patterns through electrodes that are attached to the person's scalp. Even radio waves transmitted at a distance it has been claimed, have been effective at bringing about sleep.
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