Speech Pathology with Methods in Speech Correction. By Sara M. Stinchfield, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, Mount Holyoke College. Cloth. Price, $3.50. Pp. 266. Boston: Expression Company, 1928.
These books were better named Speech Production and Methods of Speech Correction. As such they would doubtless find a wide and appreciative audience among teachers of phonetics. The Psychology of Speech ranges from Pithecantropus through the apes and Hittites to modern man. It gives evidence of wide reading, and each chapter ends with an extensive and authoritative bibliography which can be consulted with profit. Speech is classified into sixty-one varieties. This volume is peculiarly irritating to one who loves accuracy and orderly presentation of subjects. The ground covered of anatomy, physiology, history, music, anthropology, geology, neurology, insanity, to say nothing of psychology and various other sciences, is so large that it is necessarily sketchy in great part. Besides, there are many errors,