Analyzing Brainwaves While Listening To Quranic Recitation Compared With Listening To Music Based on EEG Signals

  • Sabaa Ahmed Al-Galal
  • Imad Fakhri Taha Alshaikhli


the electroencephalogram (EEG) is an acquiring of the electrical fluctuations
that occur in the brain, generated simply by positioning electrodes over the scalp with
amplification of the electrical potential produced. The actual EEG indicates three primary
types of wave, named alpha, beta and delta, which are distinct based on their rate of
production. Data has been collected from twenty five subjects using BrainMarker EEG
hardware and software. Brainwaves were measured, focusing on the Alpha and Beta
bands to measure subjects’ calmness while listening to Quran recitation compared with
relaxing music. The result showed that higher alpha magnitudes were generated during
listening to Quran recitation.


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How to Cite
Al-Galal, S., & Fakhri Taha Alshaikhli, I. (2017). Analyzing Brainwaves While Listening To Quranic Recitation Compared With Listening To Music Based on EEG Signals. International Journal on Perceptive and Cognitive Computing, 3(1). Retrieved from

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