Mira Goral

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Room HW 407
Available hours By appointment
Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Henrik Wergelands hus 0313 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1102 Blindern 0316 Oslo


  • 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
Tags: Multilingualism, Aphasia, Bilingualism and cognition, Language attrition


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.

  • Goral, Mira & Lerman, Aviva (2020). Variables and mechanisms affecting response to language treatment in multilingual people with aphasia. Behavioral Sciences.  ISSN 2076-328X.  10(144), s 1- 17 . doi: 10.3390/BS10090144 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Lerman, Aviva; Goral, Mira; Edmonds, L.A. & Obler, L.K. (2020). Measuring treatment outcome in severe Wernicke’s aphasia. Aphasiology.  ISSN 0268-7038.  34(12), s 1487- 1505 . doi: 10.1080/02687038.2020.1787729
  • Lerman, Aviva; Goral, Mira & Obler, Loraine (2020). The complex relationship between pre-stroke and post-stroke language abilities in multilingual individuals with aphasia. Aphasiology.  ISSN 0268-7038.  34(11), s 1319- 1340 . doi: 10.1080/02687038.2019.1673303
  • Goral, Mira; Norvik, Monica I. & Jensen, Bård Uri (2019). Variation in language mixing in multilingual aphasia. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics.  ISSN 0269-9206.  33(10-11), s 915- 929 . doi: 10.1080/02699206.2019.1584646 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Kuzmina, Ekaterina; Goral, Mira; Norvik, Monica I. & Weekes, Brendan (2019). What influences language impairment in bilingual aphasia? A meta-analytic review. Frontiers in Psychology.  ISSN 1664-1078.  10:445, s 1- 22 . doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00445 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Segal, Dorit; Gollan, Tamar H.; Kavé, Gitit & Goral, Mira (2019). Multilingualism and Cognitive Benefits in Aging, In Simona Montanari & Suzanne Quay (ed.),  Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Multilingualism: The Fundamentals.  Mouton de Gruyter.  ISBN 978-1-5015-0798-4.  Ch. 16.  s 351 - 374
  • Conner, Peggy S.; Goral, Mira; Anema, Inge; Borodkin, Katy; Haendler, Yair; Knoph, Monica I. Norvik; Mustelier, Carmen; Paluska, Elizabeth; Melnikova, Yana & Moeyaert, Mariola (2018). The role of language proficiency and linguistic distance in cross-linguistic treatment effects in aphasia. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics.  ISSN 0269-9206.  32(8), s 739- 757 . doi: 10.1080/02699206.2018.1435723 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Goral, Mira (2018). Language and Older Bilinguals, In Annick De Houwer & Lourdes Ortega (ed.),  The Cambridge Handbook of Bilingualism.  Cambridge University Press.  ISBN 9781316831922.  Chapter 5.  s 101 - 116
  • Goral, Mira; Galletta, Elizabeth E. & Conner, Peggy S. (2018). Aphasia rehabilitation, In Richard Wilson & Preeti Raghavan (ed.),  Stroke Rehabilitation.  Elsevier.  ISBN 978-0-323-66208-6.  Chapter 3.
  • Lerman, Aviva; Pazuelo, Lia; Kizner, Lian; Borodkin, Katy & Goral, Mira (2018). Language mixing patterns in a bilingual individual with non-fluent aphasia. Aphasiology.  ISSN 0268-7038. . doi: 10.1080/02687038.2018.1546821 Full text in Research Archive.

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  • Goral, Mira & Norvik, Monica I. (2019). Picture-based language assessment in multilingual aphasia.
  • Norvik, Monica I.; Goral, Mira; Kuzmina, Ekaterina; Røste, Ingvild & Simonsen, Hanne Gram (2019). Within and between language treatment effects in severe aphasia in multilingual speakers. Frontiers in Neuroscience.  ISSN 1662-4548. . doi: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2019.01.00089
  • Norvik, Monica I. & Goral, Mira (2018). Language mixing in multilingual aphasia - Strength or weakness?.

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