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Mira Goral

Published Papers (peer reviewed)

Goral. M., Rosas, J., Conner, P.S., Maul, K.K., and Obler, L.K. (in press). Effects of language proficiency and language of the environment on aphasia therapy in a multilingual. Journal of Neurolinguistics.

Goral, M., Clark-Cotton, M.R., Spiro, A. III, Obler, L.K., Verkuilen, J., and Albert, M.L. (2011). The contribution of set shifting and working memory to sentence processing in older adults. Experimental Aging Research, 37, 516–538.

Kempler, D. and Goral, M. (2011). A comparison of drill- and communication-based treatment for aphasia. Aphasiology. 25, 1327-1346.

Levy, E.S., Goral, M., Castelluccio de Diesbach, C., and Law, F. II. (2011). Stronger accent following a stroke: the case of a trilingual with aphasia. Journal of Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 25, 815-820.

Conner, P.S., Hyun, J., O'Connor-Wells, B., Anema, I., Goral, M., Monéreau-Merry, M., Rubino, D., Kuckuk, R. and Obler, L.K. (2011) Age-related differences in idiom production in adulthood. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 25, 899-912.

Goral, M., Levy, E.S., and Kastl, R. (2010). Cross-language treatment generalization: A case of trilingual aphasia. Aphasiology. 24(2), 170-187.

Obler, L.K., Rykhlevskaia, E., Schnyer, D., Clark-Cotton, M.R., Spiro, A.III, Hyun, J., Kim, D- S., Goral, M., and Albert, M.L. (2010). Bilateral brain regions associated with naming in older adults. Brain and Language, 113, 113-123.

Albert, M.L., Spiro, A. III, Sayers, K.J., Cohen, J.A., Brady, C.B., Goral, M., and Obler, L.K. (2009). Effects of health status on word finding in aging. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 57(12), 2300-2305.

Goral, M. and Kempler, D. (2009). Training verb production in communicative context: Evidence from a person with chronic non-fluent aphasia. Aphasiology, 23(12), 1383-1397.

Pekkala, S., Goral, M., Hyun, J., Obler, L.K., Erkinjuntti, T., and Albert, M.L. (2009). Semantic verbal fluency in two contrasting languages. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 23, 431- 445.

Kempler, D. and Goral, M. (2008). Language and Dementia: Neuropsychological aspects. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 28, 1-18.

Goral, M., Libben, G., Obler, L.K., Jarema, G., and Ohayon, K. (2008). Lexical attrition in younger and older bilingual adults. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 22, 509-522.

Goral, M., Spiro, A.III, Albert, M.L., Obler, L.K., and Connor, L. (2007). Change in lexical-retrieval skills in adulthood. The Mental Lexicon, 2(2), 215-238.

Goral, M., Levy, E.S., Obler, L.K., and Cohen, E. (2006). Lexical connections in the multilingual lexicon. Brain and Language, 98, 235-247.

Gil, M. and Goral, M. (2004). Non-parallel recovery in bilingual aphasia: Effects of language choice, language proficiency, and treatment. International Journal of Bilingualism, 8 (2), 191-219.

Goral, M. (2004). First-language decline in healthy aging: Implications for attrition in bilingualism. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 17, 31-52.

Goral, M., Levy, E.S., and Obler, L.K. (2002). Neurolinguistic aspects of bilingualism. International Journal of Bilingualism, 6(4), 351-380.

Goral, M., Obler, L.K., Klein, E., and Gitterman, M. (2002). Translation-equivalent priming and second-language proficiency. Selected Proceedings of the 2000 Second Language Research Forum, 124-143. Cascadilla Press.

Goral, M. (2001). Aphasia in Hebrew speakers. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 14, 297-312.

Borod, J.C., Pick, L.H., Hall, N., Sliwinski, M., Madigan, N., Obler, L.K., Welkowitz, J., Canino,E., Erhan, H., Goral, M., Morrison, C., and Tabert, M. (2000). Relationships among facial, prosodic, and lexical channels of emotional processing. Cognition and Emotion 14, 193- 211.

Levy, E.S., Goral, M., and Obler, L.K. (1999). Neurolinguistic perspectives on mother tongue: Evidence from aphasia and brain imaging. Cahiers Charles V: La Langue Maternelle, 27, 141-157.

Goral, M. (1998). Roots in the Hebrew mental lexicon. Proceedings of the First International Meeting of the Mental Lexicon Research Group, 59-71. Montreal, Canada: CLASNET working papers.

Obler, L.K., Goral, M., and Albert, M.L. (1995). Variables in aphasia research: Aphasia subject selection in group studies. Brain and Language 48, 341-350.

Book Chapters

Goral, M. (2012). Multiple languages in the adult brain. In: M. Faust (Ed.) The Handbook of the Neuropsychology of Language, pp. 720-737. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Goral, M. (In press). Aphasia. In: G. Khan (Ed.) The Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics.

Goral, M. and West, J. (2011). Speech-language pathology. In: P. Hogan (Ed.) The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences.

Obler, L.K., Albert, M.L. Spiro, A.III, Goral, M., Rykhlevskaia, E., Hyun, J., Brady, C.B., & Schnyer, D.( 2011). Language Changes Associated with Aging. In: M.L. Albert and J.E. Knoefel, Eds. Clinical Neurology of Aging, Third Edition, Oxford University Press

Goral, M. and Obler, L.K. (2008). Two’s company, three’s a crowd? Recent advances in psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic study of multilingual speakers. In A. Stavans and I. Kupferberg (Eds.). Studies in Language and Language Education: Essays in Honor of Elite Olshtain, pp. 125-145. Jerusalem: The Hebrew University Magnes Press.

Obler, L.K. and Goral, M. (2007). Bilingual Lexica. In: G. Jarema and G. Libben (Eds.), The Mental Lexicon: Core Perspectives, pp. 185-205. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Goral, M., Clark-Cotton, M.R., and Albert, M. (2006). Language disorders: General. Encyclopedia of Gerontology. Oxford: Elsevier.

Clark-Cotton. M.R., Goral, M., Williams, R. and Obler, L.K. (2006). Language and communication in aging. Encyclopedia of Gerontology. Oxford: Elsevier.

Levy, E.S., Goral, M., and Obler, L.K. (2005). Doghouse/Chien-maison/Niche: Compounds in bilinguals. In: G. Libben and G. Jarema (Eds.) The Representation and Processing of Compound Words, pp. 125-144. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Rosenhouse, J. and Goral, M. (2004). Bilingualism in the Middle East and North Africa: A focus on the Arabic-speaking world. In: Bhatia & Ritchi (Eds.), The Handbook of Bilingualism, pp. 835-868. Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Goral, M. and Obler, L.K. (2003). Root-morpheme processing during word recognition in Hebrew speakers across the adult lifespan. In J. Shimron (Ed.) Language Processing and Acquisition in Languages of Semitic, Root-Based, Morphology. (Chapter 12, pp. 223-242). Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Goral, M., Obler, L.K., and Galletta, E. (2000). Factors underlying comprehension of accented English. In L.T. Connor and L.K. Obler (Eds.) Neurobehavior of Language and Cognition: Studies of Normal Aging and Brain Damage. Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Conference Presentations

Clinical Aphasiology Conference (CAC), Isle of Palms, South Carolina, May 2010. Goral, M. and Kempler, D. “Improving Verb Production in Non-fluent Aphasia.”

Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS), Montreal, April 2010. Datta, H., Shafer, V.L., Obler, L.K., Goral, M., and Gitterman, M. “ERP Measures of Lexical Attrition in Bengali-English Speaking Individuals.”

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, New Orleans, November 2009. Levy, E.S., Castelluccio de Diesbach, C., and Goral, M. “Perceived Change in Accent After a Stroke.”

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, New Orleans, November 2009. Maul, K.K. and Goral, M. “Searching for Target: Effects of Intense Treatment in Mixed Aphasia.”

Academy of Aphasia, Boston, October 2009. Kempler, D. and Goral, M. “Treating Specific Verbs May Impede Generalization in Non-Fluent Aphasia.”

Academy of Aphasia, Boston, October 2009. Park, Y., Goral, M., Maul, K., and Kempler, D. “Differential Effect of Constraint-Induced Aphasia Therapy on Noun Related/Non- Noun Related Verb Production.”

Academy of Aphasia, Boston, October 2009. O'Connor-Wells, B., Obler, L.K., and Goral, M. “Verb-Form Regularity Facilitates Copula Verb Production in Spanish Agrammatism.”

The 6th International Morphological Processing Conference, Turku, Finland, June 2009. Goral, M., Libben, G., and Baayen, H. “Hebrew and English Differ in the Manner in Which They Form Compounds.”

Clinical Aphasiology Conference (CAC), Keystone, Colorado, May 2009. Goral, M., Rosas, J., Girbau, D., Conner, P.S., Maul, K., and Obler, L.K. “Language Therapy Effects on Treated and Untreated Languages of a Multilingual Person with Aphasia.”

Language, Brain, Communication Conference, Jerusalem, January 2009. Kempler, D. and Goral, M. “Investigations of Constraint Induced Language Therapy in Aphasia.”

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, Chicago, November 2008. Goral, M., West, J, and Kempler, D. “Thirty-Seven Years Post-Onset: Can Intensive Aphasia Treatment Enhance Verb Production?”

ASHA Convention, Chicago, November 2008. DeRosa, S., Cleeton, J., Kovarsy, T., De Herrera, T., Goral, M., and West, J. “Returning to Pleasurable Reading Post-Stroke: A Book Club Approach.”

The 6th International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Banff, Canada, October 2008. Goral, M. “Effects of Age and Language Proficiency on L1 and L2 Performance in Older Spanish- English Speakers.”

The 6th International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Banff, Canada, October 2008. Conner, P.S., Goral, M., Hyun, J., Rubino, D., and Obler, L.K. “Idioms as Lexical Items: Evidence from Age-related Strategies for Production.”

The 6th International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Banff, Canada, October 2008. Clark- Cotton, M.R., Obler, L.K., Spiro, A. III, Goral, M., and Albert, M.L. “Demographic Predictors of Boston Naming Test Performance: An Item Analysis.”

The 6th International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Banff, Canada, October 2008. Datta, H., Obler, L.K., Shafer, V.L., Goral, M., and Gitterman, M. “L1 Lexical Attrition: L2 Interference or L1 Disuse?”

The 3rd Annual Eleanor M. Saffran Cognitive Neuroscience Conference, Philadelphia, September 2008. Obler, L.K., and Goral, M. “Trilingual Agrammatism.”

International Neuropsychological Society (INS), Waikaloa Village, Hawaii. February 2008. Goral, M., Marton, K., Spiro, A. III., Clark-Cotton, M.R., Obler, L.K., and Albert, M.L. “Executive Functions Predict Comprehension at Both Ends of The Lifespan.”

ASHA Convention, November 2007. Kastl, R., Goral, M., and Levy, E.S. “Long-Distance Language Therapy Using Internet Technology: A Case Study in Trilingual Aphasia.”

ASHA Convention, November 2007. Conner, P.S. Hyun, J., Kuckuk, R., Anema, I., Goral, M., O’Connor, B., Rubino, D., and Obler, L.K. “Age-Related Differences in Strategies for Idiom Production.”

Academy of Aphasia, Washington DC. October 2007. Goral, M., Levy, E., and Kastl, R. “Cross- Language Treatment Generalization: A Case of Trilingual Aphasia.”

Living Successfully with Aphasia. September 2007. Goral, M., Levy, E., Kastl, R., and Cohen, E. “Treatment Outcome in The Treated and Untreated Languages of a Trilingual Speaker.”

International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB-6), Hamburg, May-June 2007. Goral, M., Levy, E.S., and Kastl, R. “Language Treatment Effects in a Trilingual with Chronic Non-fluent Aphasia.”

ASHA Convention. November 2006. Goral, M., Kempler, D., and Tison, K. “Assessing Social Communication Improvement in Chronic Aphasia.”

Academy of Aphasia, Victoria, Canada. October 2006. Kempler, D., Goral, M., and Tison, K. “Structured Language Treatment Improves Social Communication in Chronic Aphasia.”

Cognitive Aging Conference (CAC), Atlanta. April 2006. Goral, M., Clark-Cotton, M.R., Spiro, A. III, Obler, L.K., Brady, C., and Albert, M.L. “Perception versus Comprehension of Sentences in Aging.”

INS, Boston. February 2006. Goral, M., Clark-Cotton, M.R., Spiro, A. III., Obler, L.K., and Albert, M.L. “Age, Executive Function, Working Memory, and Hearing as Predictors of Comprehension of Syntactically Complex Sentences.”

Gerontology Society of America (GSA), Orlando, Florida, November 2005. Williams, R., Brady, C., Spiro, A. III, Goral, M., and Clark-Cotton, M.R. “Interactive Effects of Hypertension and Diabetes on Semantic and Letter Fluency: Findings from the Normative Aging Study.”

Second Language Research Forum (SLRF), New York, October 2005. Galletta, E. and Goral, M. “Self-Assessment and Objective Measures of Proficiency in Second Language Users.”

Aging and Speech Communication, Bloomington, Indiana, October, 2005. Clark-Cotton, M.R., Goral, M., Obler, L.K., Williams, R.K., and Albert, M.L. “Age, Verbal Working Memory, and Hearing in the Auditory Comprehension of Syntactically Complex Sentences.”

The Second International Conference on First Language Attrition, Amsterdam, August 2005. Goral, M., Libben, G., Obler, L.K., and Jarema, G. “Changes in L1 Compound Processing in L1- Dominant Bilinguals.”

The Research Institute of Studies of Language in Urban Society (RISLUS) Research Forum, New York, May 2005. Goral, M., Libben, G., Obler, L.K., and Jarema, G. “L1 Attrition? Evidence from Compound Processing.”

ISB-5, Barcelona, March 2005. Goral, M., Levy, E.S., Obler, L.K., and Cohen, E. “Response Latency in Word Translation: Evidence from Multilingual Aphasia.”

ISB-5, Barcelona, March 2005. Goral, M., Libben, G., and Jarema, G. “Morphological Processing in Bilinguals: Evidence from Hebrew-English Compounds.”

ASHA Convention, Philadelphia, November, 2004. Obler, L. K. and Goral, M. “Language in Older Bilinguals.”

Science of Aphasia (4th), Trieste, Italy, August 2003. Goral, M., Cohen, E., Obler, L.K., and Levy, E.S. “Inter-Language Activation in Trilingual Anomia.”

SLRF, Madison, Wisconsin, September 2000. Goral, M., Obler, L.K., Klein, E., and Gitterman, M. “Cross-Language Priming and Second-Language Proficiency.”

IALP Symposium on Cross-Linguistic Aphasia, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, June 2000. Goral, M. with Obler, L.K. “Studies in Hebrew Aphasia.”

Chamito-Semitic Morphology, Fez, Morocco, March 2000. Goral, M. and Obler, L.K. “The Psychological Reality of the Semitic Root: Root-Morpheme Processing During Word Recognition in Hebrew Speakers.”

INS, Denver, Colorado, February 2000. Tabert, M., Peery, S., Sahansra, S., Goral, M., Barthlem, G., Islam, F., and Borod, J. “Word Fluency and Frequency in Left and Right Hemisphere Stroke Patients.”

The International Dyslexia Association, Chicago, November 1999. Obler, L.K., Schmidt, B., Goral, M., Kaufman, R., Prime, M., and Bortz, M. “Reading Errors: Dyslexics versus Non- Dyslexics.”

Language and Communication: Breakdown and Theory, Jerusalem, May 1999. Goral. M. “Methods: Lexical Representation in Trilingualism.”

Language and Communication: Breakdown and Theory, Jerusalem, May 1999. Schmidt, B., Goral, M., Bortz, M., Prime, M., and Obler, L.K. “Single Word Reading Errors.”

The Native Tongue, Paris, March 1999. Levy, E.S., Goral, M., and Obler, L.K. “The Representation of the Mother Tongue in the Brain.”

New York State Speech Language Hearing Association (NYSSLHA), Syracuse, New York, April 1999. Goral, M., Bortz, M., Schmidt, B., and Obler, L.K. “Word Frequency Effects in Reading Briefly Presented Single Words.”

NYSSLHA, Syracuse, April 1999. Prime, M., Schmidt, B., Goral, M., Bortz, M., Galletta, E., and Obler, L.K. “Grapheme Similarities in Reading Errors.”

Cognitive Neuroscience Research Forum (CNRF), Boston, October 1998. Goral, M., and Obler, L.K. “Spontaneous Root-Processing of Hebrew Speakers Across the Adult Lifespan.”

Major Collaboration Research International (MCRI) Meeting, Edmonton, August 1998. Goral, M., Libben, G., and Obler, L.K. “Processing of Hebrew Compounds.”

NYSSLHA, New York, April 1998. Schmidt, B., Goral, M., Bortz, M., Goldberg, E., and Obler, L.K. “Factors Influencing Single-Word Reading.”

ASHA, Boston, November 1997. Galletta, E., Goral, M., Obler, L.K., De Santi, S., Shah, A., Prime, M., Eng, N., and Bloom, R. Seminar titled: “Accented English: Research and Clinical Issues.”

MCRI International Meeting, Montreal, June 1997. Goral, M. “Roots in the Hebrew Mental Lexicon.”

Academy of Aphasia, London, November 1996. Goral, M., Obler, L.K., Borod, J.C., Welkowitz, J., Cicero, B., Santschi-Haywood, C., Erhan, H., Grunwald, I., and Agosti, R. “Emotional Content and Comprehension in Left Brain-Damaged Subjects.”

NYSSLHA, New York, April 1995. Goral, M. “Hebrew Morphology and Agrammatism.” Presented as part of a mini-seminar: Obler, L.K. et al. “Current Work on Agrammatism.”

SLRF, Ithaca, New York, September 1995. Galletta, E., Goral, M., and Obler, L.K. “Factors Underlying Comprehension of Accented English.”

TENNET V, Montreal, May 1994. Obler, L.K., Goral, M., and Albert, M. "Aphasia Subject Selection in Group Studies.”

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