n. a conceptual approach of drawing insight from different theories, methods, models, and perspectives. This approach applies to the study of personality, especially in understanding individual differences as an exception. See eclecticism.

BENEVOLENT ECLECTICISM: "As part of benevolent eclecticism, it is an acccepted behavior among many psychologists to use parts of, but not all aspects of, the behavior theory."
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