Mira Goral, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Neurology

Mira Goral
(617) 232-9500
150 S Huntington Avenue


Mira Goral is an Associate Professor in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at Lehman College and at the CUNY Graduate Center. She is also a Research Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine. A speech-language pathologist she earned her B.A. in Linguistics from Tel Aviv University and her Ph.D. in Neurolinguistics from the Graduate School of the City University of New York. Her research interests include language in aging, multilingualism, and aphasia.

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System


  • City University of New York, PhD
  • New York University, MA
  • Tel Aviv University (TAU), BA


  • Published on 5/12/2016

    Kavé G, Goral M. Word retrieval in picture descriptions produced by individuals with Alzheimer's disease. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2016 Nov; 38(9):958-66. PMID: 27171756.

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  • Published on 11/16/2015

    Cahana-Amitay D, Spiro A, Sayers JT, Oveis AC, Higby E, Ojo EA, Duncan S, Goral M, Hyun J, Albert ML, Obler LK. How older adults use cognition in sentence-final word recognition. Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn. 2016 Jul; 23(4):418-44. PMID: 26569553.

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  • Published on 1/1/2015

    Yoon J, Campanelli L, Goral M, Marton K, Eichorn N, Obler LK. The effect of plausibility on sentence comprehension among older adults and its relation to cognitive functions. Exp Aging Res. 2015; 41(3):272-302. PMID: 25978447.

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  • Published on 8/1/2014

    Maul KK, Conner PS, Kempler D, Radvanski C, Goral M. Using informative verbal exchanges to promote verb retrieval in nonfluent aphasia. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2014 Aug; 23(3):407-20. PMID: 24687161.

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  • Published on 2/5/2014

    Goral M, Naghibolhosseini M, Conner PS. Asymmetric inhibitory treatment effects in multilingual aphasia. Cogn Neuropsychol. 2013; 30(7-8):564-77. PMID: 24499302.

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  • Published on 7/1/2013

    Park YS, Goral M, Verkuilen J, Kempler D. Effects of Noun-Verb Conceptual/ Phonological Relatedness on Verb Production Changes in Broca's Aphasia. Aphasiology. 2013 Jul 01; 27(7):811-827. PMID: 23914001.

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  • Published on 4/4/2013

    Goral M, Campanelli L, Spiro A. Language dominance and inhibition abilities in bilingual older adults. Biling (Camb Engl). 2015 Jan; 18(1):79-89. PMID: 27531968.

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  • Published on 3/1/2013

    Goral M, Conner PS. Language Disorders in Multilingual and Multicultural Populations. Annu Rev Appl Linguist. 2013 Mar; 33:128-161. PMID: 26257455.

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  • Published on 10/9/2012

    Cahana-Amitay D, Albert ML, Ojo EA, Sayers J, Goral M, Obler LK, Spiro A. Effects of hypertension and diabetes on sentence comprehension in aging. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2013 Jul; 68(4):513-21. PMID: 23052364.

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  • Published on 11/18/2011

    Kempler D, Goral M. A comparison of drill- and communication-based treatment for aphasia. Aphasiology. 2011 Nov 18; 25(11):1327-1346. PMID: 22582002.

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