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Cookie Theft Picture from the Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Examination. For the task, the examiner asks subjects to describe the picture by saying, "Tell me everything you see going on in this picture". Then subjects might say, "there is a mother who is drying dishes next to the sink in the kitchen. She is not paying attention and has left the tap on. As a result, water is overflowing from the sink. Meanwhile, two children are attempting to make cookies from a jar when their mother is not looking. One of the children, a boy, has climbed onto a stool to get up to the cupboard where the cookie jar is stored. The stool is rocking precariously. The other child, a girl, is standing next to the stool and has her hand outstretched ready to be given cookies. (Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International.)