Each letter is a close-up of gyri (bumps) and sulci (grooves) found on the surface of the human brain. The letters were all found within the brain photographs shown on the right. Some of the patterns were rotated, flipped upside-down or enlarged. This project was inspired by the "Butterfly Alphabet" created by Kjell B. Sandved.

[Spell words with the Brain Alphabet] | [Other Images]

Image courtesy of the
Comparative Mammalian Brain Collection.
[DOWNLOAD all 26 letters in a ZIP file]

After you unzip the file, you will find 26 individual GIF images of the letters. Use a drawing program or word processor to create words using the brain letter images.

Click on any letter and then drag it to spell a word.
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From sections of the human brain.

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