When frequencies never synchronize: the golden mean and the resting EEG.

@article{Pletzer2010WhenFN,
  title={When frequencies never synchronize: the golden mean and the resting EEG.},
  author={Belinda Pletzer and Hubert H. Kerschbaum and Wolfgang Klimesch},
  journal={Brain research},
  year={2010},
  volume={1335},
  pages={91-102}
}
The classical frequency bands of the EEG can be described as a geometric series with a ratio (between neighbouring frequencies) of 1.618, which is the golden mean. Here we show that a synchronization of the excitatory phases of two oscillations with frequencies f1 and f2 is impossible (in a mathematical sense) when their ratio equals the golden mean, because their excitatory phases never meet. Thus, in a mathematical sense, the golden mean provides a totally uncoupled ('desynchronized… CONTINUE READING
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