A new pilot study has found that people with schizophrenia can learn to control the part of the brain linked to verbal hallucinations by being trained to play a video game . Researchers claim that, by using mental strategies to move a computerized rocket while in an MRI scanner, patients were able to “turn down” the volume on external voices they heard, making the verbal hallucinations more internal–thus more manageable and less stressful.

The full article can be read at BBC Health Here