1977 M.A. Excellence in Special Education and Speech Therapy, Faculty of Special Education, Leningrad State Pedagogical Institute (now:
State Pedagogical University of St. Petersburg).
1989 PhD, Faculty of Special Education, State Pedagogical University of St.Petersburg
1992 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (VATAT), University of Haifa, School of Education
Shalhoub-Awwad, Y. & Leikin, M. (2016). The Lexical Status of the Root in Processing Morphologically Complex Words in Arabic. Scientific Studies of Reading, 20(4), 296–310.
Paz-Baruch, N., Leikin, R., & Leikin, M. (2016).Visual Processing in Generally Gifted and Mathematically Excelling Adolescents. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 39(3) 237–258.
Leikin, R., Leikin, M., Paz-Baruch, N., Waisman, I. and Lev, M. (2017). On the four types of characteristics of super mathematically gifted students, High Ability Studies, 28(1), 107–125.
Leikin, R., Waisman, I., Leikin, M. (2016). Are solving insight-based and solving learning-based problems differ? Some evidence from an ERP study. ZDM – The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 48, 305–319.
Asli, A. & Leikin, M. (2018). Morphological ability among monolingual and bilingual speakers in early childhood in two Semitic languages: Arabic and Hebrew. International Journal of Bilingualism, 1367006918781079.
Leikin, M. & TovLi E. (2018). Examination of Creative Abilities of Preschool Children with and without Specific Language Impairment (SLI). Communication Disorders Quarterly,1525740118810848.
Hetzroni, O., #Agada, H., Leikin, M. (2019). Creativity in Autism: An examination of general and mathematical creative thinking among children with autism spectrum disorder and children with typical development. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1-12.