1. the emotional response which generally takes place whenever someone unexpectedly realizes or fully comprehends something which baffled them before. Commonly referred to as aha moments. 2. with regard to psychotherapy, the patient's immediate and unexpected comprehension into their intentions for thoughts, affects, or actions

AHA EXPERIENCE: "The aha experience is virtually unavoidable in anyone's life."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AHA EXPERIENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/aha-experience/ (accessed October 1, 2020).