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Faculty: Mira Goral, Ph.D.


E-mail Address: mira.goral@lehman.cuny.edu
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 and Presentations

  • Kavé, G., and Goral., M. (in press). Do age-related word retrieval difficulties appear (or disappear) in connected speech? Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition.
  • 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.
  • Maul, K.K., Conner, P.S., Radvanski, C., Kempler, D., and Goral, M. (2014). Using informative verbal exchanges to promote verb retrieval in non-fluent aphasia. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 23, 407-420.
  • Goral, M., Naghibolhosseini M., and Conner, P.S. (2013). Asymmetric inhibitory treatment effects in multilingual aphasia. Cognitive Neuropsychology. 30(7-8), 564-577.
  • Park, Y., Goral, M., Verkuilen, J., and Kempler, D. (2013). Effects of Noun-Verb Conceptual/ Phonological Relatedness on Verb Production Changes in Broca’s Aphasia. Aphasiology. 27(7), 811-827.
  • Goral. M., Rosas, J., Conner, P.S., Maul, K.K., and Obler, L.K. (2012). Effects of language proficiency and language of the environment on aphasia therapy in a multilingual. Journal of Neurolinguistics. 25, 538–551.
  • Gitterman, M.R., Goral, M., and Obler, L.K. (Eds.) (2012). Aspects of Multilingual Aphasia. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.Goral, M., Rosas, J., Conner, P. S., Maul, K. K., & Obler, L. K. (2012). Effects of language proficiency and language of the environment on aphasia therapy in a multilingual. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 25, 538-551.
  • Altman, C., Goral, M., & Levy, E. S. (2012). Integrated narrative analysis in multilingual aphasia. Aphasiology, 26(8), 1029-1052.
  • Gitterman, M. R., Goral, M., & Obler, L. K. (Eds.) (2012). Aspects of multilingual aphasia. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.
  • Goral, M. (2012). Bilingualism, language, and aging. In J. Altarriba & L. Isurin (Eds.), Memory, language, and bilingualism: Theoretical and applied approaches (pp. 188-210). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Goral, M. (2012). Cross-language treatment effects in multilingual aphasia. In M. R. Gitterman, M. Goral, & L. K. Obler (Eds.), Aspects of multilingual aphasia (pp. 106-121). Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.
  • 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.

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