THE ARTICLE by Peterson et al1 illustrates many pediatric neuroimaging advances of the last decade and highlights many of the neuroimaging challenges yet to be faced. Strong features of the study include a large sample size; careful attention to subject and control characterization, scan acquisition, and image analysis; and recognition of the importance of age and gender effects on brain morphometry.
Giedd JN. Neuroimaging of Pediatric Neuropsychiatric DisordersIs a Picture Really Worth a Thousand Words?. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2001;58(5):443–444. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.58.5.443