cycle per second

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Swingle, PhD, "The brain's electrical activity is made up of wave forms varying from very slow (less than one cycle per second) to very fast (several hundred cycles per second)." Swingle is author of a book on using neurotherapy to treat depression, ADHD, autism, and other disorders.
For spirometers, frequency is measured in cycles per second and one cycle per second is one Hertz.
While most human communication takes place in a frequency range between 200 Hz-8,000 Hz (a Hz being the scientific unit of frequency equal to one cycle per second), most adults' ability to hear frequencies higher than that begins to deteriorate in early middle age.
The frequencies of audible speech lie in the range of 400 to 2,000 Hz - one cycle per second.
Specifically, a frequency of one cycle per second is called a hertz, after the German physicist Heinrich Rudolf Hertz.