Aha! Phenomenon

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A flash of insight related to a problem—e.g., integration of a complex set of data—which may result in a solution to the problem
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I needed to leave the loaves in longer, increase the temperature, or -- this was the a-ha moment -- both.
Barragan said hes grateful to see the governor offer a step in the right direction, but his district, too, remains a plaintiff and hopes to create an a-ha moment for not only our community, our taxpayers, but also our policymakers.
It was an a-ha moment, and those a-ha moments I tend to go with, instead of overthinking.
I'm sure you always have a giggle, catch up on the mundane, and perhaps if you're lucky, even have an a-ha moment.
Too often the accounts of hero entrepreneurs resemble classic storylines or even fairy tales: humble beginnings, a-ha moment, one cruel twist of fate, but finally living happily ever after.
It was like an a-ha moment where I thought, why wasn't I always doing it?
An a-ha moment occurs when the little guy in the car seat yells out "Pizza Hut" upon seeing the red roof sign or "McDonalds" when seeing the golden arches.
His sage advice proved an a-ha moment, and now he makes chocolate dice for the retail market as well as weddings and other events.
By May, when gay marriage was legalized in New York, I had that a-ha moment of enthusiasm, and support from my friends and family that pushed the idea into action.