SPEECH FUNCTIONS By N., Sam M.S. - 158 These are the reasons for speech such as communication and to maintain social relationships. See speech act. SPEECH FUNCTIONS: "Our speech functions include the communication of ideas to other people." Related Psychology Terms SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) SPEECH DISORDERS Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ADOLESCENCE (Theories) CEREBRAL CORTEX JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) LOCKE, JOHN (1632-1704) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification) ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SPEECH FUNCTIONS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/speech-functions/ (accessed December 2, 2022).