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Lehman College

Faculty: Mira Goral, Ph.D.

Photo of Mira Goral, Professor in Department of Speech Language Hearing Sciences
E-mail Address:
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

  • Lerman, A., Goral, M., Edmonds, L., and Obler, L.K. (in press). Measuring treatment outcome in severe Wernicke’s aphasia. Aphasiology
  • Lerman, A., Goral, M., and Obler, L.K. (in press). The complex relationship between pre-stroke and post-stroke language abilities in multilingual aphasia. Aphasiology.  
  • Goral, M. and Lerman, A. (2020).Variables and mechanisms affecting response to language treatment in multilingual people with aphasia. Behavioral Sciences, 10, 144. 
  • Borodkin, K., Goral, M. and Kempler, D. (2020). A new approach to assessing intra-individual variability in single-subject designs. Aphasiology, 34, 376-390.  
  • Goral, M., Norvik, M., and Jensen, B.U. (2019). Variation in code-switching in multilingual aphasia. Journal of Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 33, 915-929.    
  • Kuzmina, E., Goral, M., Norvik, M., and Weekes, B. (2019). What influences language impairment in bilingual aphasia? A meta-analytic review. Frontiers in Psychology, Volume 10, Article 445, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00445 
  • Lerman, A., Pazuelo, L., Kizner, L., Borodkin, K., and Goral, M. (2019). Language mixing patterns in a bilingual with non-fluent aphasia. Aphasiology, 33(9), 1137-1153
  • Lerman, A., Edmonds, L., and Goral, M. (2019). Cross-language generalisation in bilingual aphasia: What are we missing when we do not analyse discourse? Aphasiology,33(9), 1154-1162. 
  • Libben, G., Goral, M., and Baayen, H. (2018). What does constituent priming mean in the investigation of compound processing? The Mental Lexicon, 12, 272–288. 
    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. 
  • 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. 
  • Gitterman, M.R., Goral, M., and Obler, L.K. (Eds.) (2012). Aspects of Multilingual Aphasia. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.

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