Binaural beats are an amazing phenomena, and more and more people are using
these binaural recordings as a means of binaural entrainment.
in this method of audio visual entrainment will find that learning more about it
is a good idea, as there is a lot that you will need to know about the amazing
scientific principles of a binaural beat, binaural sounds, and binaural music.
These subliminal recordings are able to do some pretty amazing things, so it is
worth learning more about this amazing form of sound entrainment. Below you will
find everything you need to know about brainwave synchronization, brainwave
entrainment, binaural sound, and what these binural beats really are…
What are Binaural Beats?
Binaural beats are a fascinating
concept, and the idea for the concept actually was created by a doctor in the
The doctor that did research into the beats didn’t make too much progress,
but in the 1970s a paper was published that generated a lot of interest into
these various beats.
The beats were seen as a possible advancement in the field
of neurological research, as well as a tool to use in the study into cognitive
functions. They have also considered a useful tool to help diagnose certain
medical conditions, such as ear problems or neurological disorders.
The beats were actually used to help treat a patient with Parkinson’s.
A binaural beat
is basically a different beat going into each of your ears. In one ear, you will
hear a certain sound, while your other ear will pick up an entirely different
sound. There is a pattern of interference between the two sounds, and this makes
it seem to your brain that you are getting a specific beat going into both ears.
The sounds are usually played into your ears via headphones, as there is a
chance that the sound will be heard incorrectly if played over a speaker system.
Binaural Entrainment and Brainwave Entrainment
entrainment is basically stimulating your brain waves to act a certain way, and
many people believe that binaural sounds, binaural music, and binaural
recordings are effective at helping with this brainwave synchronization.
It is believed that the brainwaves made by your brain are produced on a specific
frequency, but that these waves can actually be influenced by playing music at a
Sound and light are both stimuli, and the brain is
designed to react to these stimuli. For example, when a brilliant light shines
in your eyes, your brain will automatically shrink your pupils to absorb more
light or it will react by protecting the eyes from the potentially damaging
If there is a very loud or grating sound, the brain will often react by
shutting down the ears in order to prevent the nerve endings from being damaged.
The brain always reacts to stimuli, so the stimulation of the brain is believed
to be an effective method of getting it to react a certain way.
basically what brainwave entrainment and binaural entrainment are. The binaural
sounds being piped into your ear via your headphones are resonating within your
ears at a certain frequency, and those sounds at that frequency are being sent
along the nerves inside your ear towards your brain.
If the frequency of the
sounds is just right, there is a chance that your brain will actually try to
synchronize itself with those sounds –hence the name brain wave entrainment.
The interesting thing is that the brain will produce waves of a certain
frequency according to the state of your body: When you are asleep, your brain
produces Delta frequency brain waves less than 4 Hz.
When you are in REM sleep
or you have just fallen asleep, your brain produces Theta frequency waves of 4
to 8 Hz.
When you are calm, relaxed, or are doing something that requires
creative thinking, Alpha waves of 8 to 12 Hz are created.
When you are active,
focused on a task, or are very alert, your brain creates Beta waves of 13 to 40
Hz – depending on what you are doing.
The secret to brain entrainment, then,
is creating brain waves that match the Hertz of the state that you want to be
Say you want to go to sleep quickly; using the Theta waves will get you to
the drowsy state while using the Delta waves should help you to fell into deep
sleep. If you want to give yourself an energy boost, the Beta waves should do
the trick, while piping Alpha waves into your ears can help to relax you.
Even more interesting is that your ears can’t actually pick up brain waves below
20 Hz. This means that all of these waves are beyond your range of hearing, but
that is solved simply by the binaural beats and binaural recording sounds.
they do is pipe binaural sounds of two different frequencies into each ear,
which causes the low frequency brain waves. Say one sound is at 350 Hz, while
the other is at 340 Hz, there is a 10Hz difference that your brain picks up and
reacts to. The binaural beats generator will create these split sounds, and your
brain will react accordingly.
Fascinating, isn’t it?
is Audio Visual Entrainment?
Audio visual entrainment is similar to brain
wave entrainment using binaural beats, but with the addition of a visual effect
Remember that your brain picks up both sounds and light, so adding the
two together can make the brainwave entrainment music more effective.
The binaural beat frequencies will stimulate your brain via the nerves in your ear
canal, while the visual effects of the video will send signals via the nerves in
your eyes to help stimulate your brain and obtain the desired effect.
audio visual entrainment uses all kinds of lights along with the binaural beats,
and the lights help to enhance the brainwave entrainment. Flashing lights that
pulse at a specific beat work just like the binaural beat, and the lights help
to stimulate the brain until it has reached a desired state.
It can help to
relax you, deal with stress, stimulate your brain function, enhance meditation,
hypnotize you, and help you be more creative. Thanks to the blending of the two
types of stimuli – the pulsing lights and the binaural recordings – you can
guide yourself into a relaxing state of mind much more easily.
Finding the Right Brainwave Entrainment Music
If you are going to use
brainwave entrainment music, it is important that you figure out what kind of
music will be the right kind for your purposes. Remember that there are
thousands of binaural sounds currently floating around the internet, with beats
that will help do all manner of things.
When choosing the brain entrainment
sounds, it is essential that you get the right sounds. After all, the brain
won’t respond the same way to every sound and stimuli, and you may find yourself
falling asleep when trying to stimulate yourself awake – or vice versa.
are a few examples of brainwave synchronization and entrainment music:
– There are many simple beats that are designed to help your brain relax,
calm down, and enter what is known as the “Theta state” – the state of mind when
you are deeply relaxed, meditative, and very close to sleep.
The waves are piped
into your ear at roughly 6 Hz, and the rhythms of the beats are effective for
helping your brain to get accustomed to the relaxed state of mind. You may find
that you end up hallucinating peacefully, as the music can have that effect on
• Deep Meditation
– If you are going to try to get into a very
deep state of meditation. This goes beyond just the regular meditative Theta
state, but actually goes into the Delta state that your mind goes into when you
You will enter a very deep meditation as if you were asleep, and it
will be good for those who are trying to use deep meditation as a means of
clearing their minds, relaxing with a lot of stress, and giving their body a
much needed break in a short amount of time.
– This is a
surprising use for the binaural beats, but many have found that a sound wave of
between 7 and 10 Hz piped into their ear can actually help them to recover from
If you have a hangover and are just trying to make it through the
day, it may be that these brainwaves can help you. The waves help to relax your
mind and enter the Theta brain wave state, which can help you to deal with the
headaches accompanying your hangover.
– Many people have found
that using the binaural beats for hypnosis can actually be a very effective
treatment for all kinds of personal issues, and self-hypnosis using a binaural
beat is a good choice. The beats will start at the highest level of the Theta
state, and slowly they will go lowering the waves to bring your brain lower and
lower until it reaches a deep Theta state.
It can help you to self-hypnotize,
and will work nicely as a supplement for meditation as well.
those looking to hit the hay without tossing and turning sleeplessly, there are
beats that are great for helping you to sleep. What they do is they also start
up in the Theta state to help you get into a relaxed mood, but they soon slip
into the Delta frequency waves to get your brain into deep sleep mode.
help you to get to sleep quickly, and can be a great idea for those with sleep
issues like insomnia.
– The brain needs to be very active in order to
focus, and using brain wave entrainment beats and sounds that pump Beta
frequency waves into your ears is a great way to go. The beats will be near the
upper range of the Beta frequency, which will actually force your mind to wake
up a bit and get into high gear.
If your brain is running a bit more slowly than
it should, why not consider using these beats in order to get it running full
• Getting Busy
– Those needing to focus on simple, day to day
tasks will find that the Alpha wave relaxed brain waves just aren’t going to do
them any good.
If you don’t want to kick in into high gear immediately, try the
Getting Busy soundtracks that will work you brain up to its full speed. The
beats start in the Alpha frequency, which is when your brain is at its calmest
and most relaxed awake stage. The music will slowly increase the range of waves
until you are hearing all Beta waves that will get your brain running under full
• Energy Boosting
– If you need a shot of energy but want to skip the
coffee, there are certain beats that can help to kick your energy levels into
A certain combination of Alpha and Beta waves will have you revving
up your engines and rearing to go, as they will kick your energy levels into
overdrive. They’re best for getting rid of an annoying roommate, but they can
help you to get pumped in a hurry as well.
As you can see, there is a wide
variety of these truly amazing binaural beats, and the good news is that they
work! You may find that your brain actually gets accustomed to these beats, and
you won’t have to spend as much time listening to them once your brain has
gotten used to them.
You won’t have to struggle to get to sleep after a long
day or wake up early in the morning, as the brainwave entrainment music can help
to train your brain. Say goodbye to sleepless nights and sleepy days thanks to
the amazing binaural beats!
The Personal Development Guy's Self Improvement Ezine (FREE)
Would you like to keep in touch - and get high-level tips and special bonuses? Then please sign up for my self improvement newsletter The Personal Development Guy's Self Improvement Ezine. It is totally FREE.
I LOVE Your Support
If you've found the free personal development content on this website useful, please click the Donate button. Your donation will help me to keep producing free, high-level self improvement information. I am VERY GRATEFUL for your support!
PayPal is one of the largest payment processors on the Internet. When you click the Donation Button, you can make a donation of your choice on an encrypted and secure page.
Thank you very much!
Inspirational Quotes, Poems and Funny Short Stuff
If you want, you can also get your personal development, spirituality and general wisdom in an ultra light version - or even add your own wisdom to the site. Just go to the other sister of this website at:
- World's Best and YOUR Best Quotes, Poems and Short Funny Stuff
Quotescoop.com is also known as:
This is where you might go for a quick 'fix' of wisdom and humor.
A special treat is that this site has forums for you to present your own wisdom and humor in the form of inspirational short funny quotes, jokes, notes, letters, stories, SMS text messages and poems. Share your wisdom and witticisms with the world!
High-Level Positive Parenting Advice and Deep Insights
Positive Parenting Ally is the parenting equivalent of the Personal Development Guy. This is where you go if you want really deepen your understanding of parenting, empower your kids and make everyday life more easy and joyful.
- Parenting advice for the conscious, open-minded parent!