chapter  2
Metrically Structured Time and Entrainment
ByGuy Madison, Fredrik Ullén, Björn Merker
Pages 9

Entrainment refers to the temporal synchronization of phenomena such as body movements, brain activity, and other psychological phenomena, to the period or rhythm of another process. The term entrainment has similar connotations in biomusicology, chronobiology, and physics, attesting to the wide scope of phenomena it covers.