Brain Maturation Measured by Cortical Thickness (image) University of North Carolina Health Care Share Print E-Mail Caption These images show brain maturation measured by cortical thickness for a representative subject with autism at age 2 (left) and age 4 (right). Thicker areas of cortex are shown in red, while thinner cortical areas are displayed in green. Credit Image created by Clement Vachet, Neuro Image Research and Analysis Laboratories, UNC Department of Psychiatry. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.