Binaural auditory beats affect vigilance performance and mood.

  title={Binaural auditory beats affect vigilance performance and mood.},
  author={James D. Lane and S J Kasian and Justine E. Owens and Gail Marsh},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  volume={63 2},
When two tones of slightly different frequency are presented separately to the left and right ears the listener perceives a single tone that varies in amplitude at a frequency equal to the frequency difference between the two tones, a perceptual phenomenon known as the binaural auditory beat. Anecdotal reports suggest that binaural auditory beats within the electroencephalograph frequency range can entrain EEG activity and may affect states of consciousness, although few scientific studies have… CONTINUE READING


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