Your brain is made up of billions of brain cells called neurons, which use electricity to communicate with one another. The combination of millions of neurons sending signals at once produces an enormous amount of electrical activity in the brain, which can be detected using sensitive medical equipment(such as an EEG), measuring electricity levels over areas of the scalp. The combination of electrical activities in the brain is commonly called a brainwave pattern, because of its cyclic, “wave-like” nature.

With the discovery of brainwaves came the discovery that electrical activity in the brain will change depending on what the person is doing. For instance, the brainwaves of a sleeping person are vastly different  from the brainwaves of someone wide awake. Over the years, more sensitive equipment has brought us closer to figuring out exactly what brainwaves represent and with that, what they mean about a person’s health and state of mind.

You can tell a lot about a person simply by observing their brainwave patterns. For example, anxious people tend to produce an overabundance of high Beta waves while people with depression tend to produce an overabundance of slower Alpha/Theta brainwaves. This technology have come a long way. In a recent study, published in the March 11, 2010 online edition of Current Biology, British scientists from University College London have found out that they could even identify human thought patterns in the brain using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).

All these studies and research fall under Brain Entrainment technology.

Using this technology, we can change a person’s brainwave patterns and in doing so change a person’s mental state and thus, help treat a variety of mental disorders. The technology can also produce certain brainwave patterns that can even be used to access exotic or extraordinary experiences such as “lucid dreaming” or ultra-realistic visualization. Asiahypnosis is pioneering this technology in Malaysia.