KAIROS By Nugent, Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 It is the moment of heightened awareness at which a person gains insight into the meaning of an important event. See experience, epiphany. KAIROS: "Kairos is when a person gains insight into the meaning of an important event." Related Psychology Terms SPECIOUS PRESENT SEMANTIC DISSOCIATION COSMIC CONSCIOUSNESS BLINDSIGHT ATTENDING SYMBOLIC CONSCIOUSNESS SELF-UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL FACILITATION FLASHBULB MEMORY CONFUSABILITY INDEX Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "KAIROS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/kairos/ (accessed December 16, 2018).