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Faculty: Mira Goral, Ph.D.

Photo of Mira Goral, Professor in Department of Speech Language Hearing Sciences
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Phone Number: 718-960-8460
Office: Speech Building, Room 219
Rank: Professor
Degrees: Ph.D., City Univ. of N.Y. Grad. Center

Undergraduate and Graduate Education

  • BA in Linguistics, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Sciences, Graduate Center, CUNY

Professional/Clinical Certificates

  • NYS license in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence, ASHA

Research Interests

  • Multilingualism, aphasia, language attrition, language and cognition in aging

Courses Taught

  • Aphasia and Related Disorders
  • Clinical Practicum
  • Bilingualism

Selected Pubications

  • Goral, M. (in press). Language and older bilinguals. In A. De Houwer & L. Ortega (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of bilingualism (pp. 101–115). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Galletta, E., Goral, M., and Conner, P. (in press). Aphasia rehabilitation. In: R. Wilson and P. Raghavan (eds.) Stroke Rehabilitation. Elsevier.
  • Conner, P., Goral, M., Anema, I., Borodkin, K., Haendler, Y., Knoph, M., Mustelier, C., Paluska, E., Melnikova, Y., and Moeyaertet, M. (2018). The role of language proficiency and linguistic distance in cross-linguistic treatment effects in aphasia. Journal of Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 32(8), 739-757.
  • Rochon, E., Leonard, C., and Goral, M. (2018). Speech and language production in Alzheimer’s disease. Aphasiology, 32, 1-3.
  • Galletta, E., and Goral, M. (2018). Response time inconsistencies in object and action naming in anomic aphasia. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, 27, 477-484.
  • Kavé, G., and Goral, M. (2018). Word retrieval in connected speech in Alzheimer's disease: A review with meta-analyses. Aphasiology, 32, 4-26.
  • Libben, M., Goral., M., and Libben, G. (Eds.) (2017). Bilingualism: A framework for Understanding the Mental Lexicon. John Benjamins.
  • Kavé, G., and Goral, M. (2017). Do age-related word retrieval difficulties appear (or disappear) in connected speech? Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, 24(5), 508-527.
  • Marton, K., Goral., M., Campanelli, L., Yoon, J., and Obler, L.K. (2017). Executive control mechanisms in bilingualism: Beyond speed of processing. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 20(3), 613-631.
  • Kavé, G., and Goral, M. (2016). Word retrieval on structured tests and in connected speech in healthy older adults and in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 38, 958-966.
  • Cahana-Amitay, D., Spiro, A. III., Higby, E., Ojo, E.A., Sayers, J.T., Oveis, A.C., Duncan, S., Goral, M., Hyun, J., Albert, M.L., and Obler, L.K. (2016). How older adults use cognition in sentence-final word recognition. Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, 23(4), 418-444.
  • Yoon, J. Campanelli, L., Goral, M., Marton, K., Eichorn, N. and Obler, L.K. (2015). The effect of plausibility on sentence comprehension among older adults. Experimental Aging Research. 41(3).
  • Goral, M., Campanelli, L., and Spiro, A. III (2015). Language dominance and inhibition abilities in bilingual older adults. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 18, 79-89.

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