The Advantages of Discerning Peculiarities of Character in Pupils, and of Adapting One's Self to Them

Jacob Abbot delivered this talk before an assemble of Primary School Teachers in Boston, October 24, 1838. The article reviews Abbott's views that a person is part his genetic makeup and part the environmental "circumstances of early life".

The talk was published in the American Annals of Education in January, 1839 (Volume IX. No. 1). The journal was published by Otis, Broaders, Boston This lecture is ten pages long.