Gal Nitsan (Sup. Prof. Karen Banai & Prof. Boaz Ben David)
Gal works as a speech and language pathologist at an Early Childhood Development Center.
She holds a B.A in Communication Disorders from Tel-Aviv University, and completed her M.A at the University of Haifa.
Gal is interested in individual differences in speech perception and in the interplay between top-down and bottom-up processes within speech perception in aging. Her research uses eye-tracking to explore the on-line processing of spoken language.
Publications and recent conferences:
Nitsan, G., Wingfield, A., Lavie, L., & Ben-David, B. M. (2019). Differences in Working Memory Capacity Affect Online Spoken Word Recognition: Evidence from Eye-Movements. Trends in Hearing, 23, 2331216519839624
Nitsan, G., Banai, K., & Ben-David, B. M. (2020). The Effects of Working Memory Load and Working Memory Capacity on Online Spoken Word Recognition: Evidence From Eye Movements. Presented at the 12th Speech in Noise Workshop organized by European research group within the speech and hearing community, Toulouse, France.