Dis-Order and Dat Order

Christina DiCindio is a senior majoring in Neuroscience with a minor in Cognitive Science and a concentration in Language and Mind. She is from Princeton, New Jersey and is primarily interested in the way that the brain produces language. With plans to become a Speech Language Pathologist, Christina is focusing her senior year on classes involving language and the brain. Her sister inspired her interest in speech as she works with preschoolers to correct their disordered speech. She is on the basketball team at Penn and is happiest with a cup of coffee in her hand and Taylor Swift music on.


Olivia Kenny is a sophomore majoring in Psychology with a minor in Healthcare Management and Neuroscience. She is from Baltimore, MD. She is on the Field Hockey team at Penn and is primarily interested in mental health disorders and diseases, and is also very interested in how the brain produces language, especially in children. She is always seen with a coffee in her hand, listening to one direction, and impulsively walking around Philadelphia.

Sophie Faircloth is a freshman majoring in Cognitive Science. She is from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is primarily interested in neurodegenerative and developmental disorders and the disconnect in language processing and language production within those disorders. She is currently exploring the different concentrations of cognitive science, leaning towards concentrating in language and mind. She generally goes through about 8 coconut redbulls a week and never sleeps.