aha moment


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aha moment

A moment or instance at which a sudden, revelatory idea, realization, or solution to a problem comes to mind. We'd been working on the problem at the lab for weeks, but the aha moment came to me when I was out gardening!
See also: moment
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To locate an aha moment in the brain, a team led by Durstewitz and Jeremy Seamans of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver tracked activity in the prefrontal cortices of rats that were learning new tasks.
Mutual of Omaha's aha moment tour is returning to cities across America to collect more real aha moments from real people.
Many of the individuals featured in the aha moment spots strategically used social networking sites, especially Facebook and Twitter, to encourage others to vote for them.
Mutual of Omaha kicked off its sponsorship of the aha moment in February, 2009 with a national advertising campaign, a Web site devoted to aha moments, and a Facebook community.
Beginning in May, the aha moment tour's unique mobile television studio will visit 25 cities throughout the country to chronicle individuals' aha moments and upload them to ahamoment.
Then, we had an Aha moment and called Vonage in New Jersey and asked for help.
Q: Circling back on another Oprah-ism, what was your aha moment in the television business?
For William Cummings, who was chief financial officer of a major company, it was an aha moment.
His latest book is The Big Idea: How to Make Your Entrepreneurial Dreams Come True, From the Aha Moment to Your First Million.
His latest book is The Big Idea: How to Make Your Entrepreneurial Dreams Come True From the Aha Moment to Your First Million.
first in delivering aha moments from machine data, today announced it has been named in the Leaders category of the IDC MarketScape: Asia Pacific Big Data and Analytics Platform 2017 Vendor Analysis report.
Finally, we hear from Matthew Goddard (California Baptist University Library) in a passionate essay reminding libraries and library vendors that aha moments are a hallmark of a patron's experience.
John Kounios is a professor of psychology at Drexel University and an author of The Eureka Factor: Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain.
If you copy his steps, there is no doubt that you will experience some Aha moments yourself and improve your network of LinkedIn connections.
The best advice is to keep a sharp memory of events in order to fully appreciate the aha moments Halloran eventually shares.