Hopkins Corpus


Argye Hillis
Division of Neurology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Participants: 26
Type of Study: discourse -- picture description
Location: USA
Media type: video
DOI: doi:10.21415/340H-MS48
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Citation information

Berube, S., Nonnemacher, J., Demsky, C., Glenn, S., Saxena, S., Wright, A., Tippet, D. C. & Hillis, A. E. (2018). Stealing cookies in the twenty-first century: Measures of spoken narrative in healthy versus speakers with aphasia. American journal of speech-language pathology, 28(1S), 321-329.

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General Overview

The New Cookie Theft (NCT) -- available here -- was administered as part of our Left Hemisphere longitudinal battery given to patients who have suffered a left hemisphere stroke. The NCT is a somewhat recent addition our battery, and ideally is administered at 4 time points: Acute (1-5 days), Subacute (3 months), Chronic - 6 months, and Chronic- 1 year. Demographic data are available here.