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Apr 27, 2022

Anesthetic Drastically Diverts the Travels of Brain Waves

Posted by in category: neuroscience

Summary: New findings reveal how anesthesia-induced unconsciousness differs from normal sleep in relation to delta wave activity in the brain.

Source: picower institute for learning and memory.

Imagine the conscious brain as a sea roiling with the collisions and dispersals of waves of different sizes and shapes, swirling around and flowing across in many different directions. Now imagine that an ocean liner lumbers through, flattening everything that trails behind with its powerful, parting wake.

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