Meander past radio item about anthropologist of religion Tanya Luhrmann's study of schizophrenia in different cultures. Her samples are not large but the results make one want to hear more: in the US schizophrenics with auditory hallucinations hear voices that are hostile, negative, condemnatory. In India, the voices are relatives telling the schizophrenics to clean up and get to work.
Never mind voices. Or bear with a digression about all the mechanical and recorded voices RantWoman gets to deal with and just go back to self-talk: Quit procrastinating with eccentric physics videos such as 5 things not to do with a particle accelerator and Models acting up. (Financial models.)
an article from the Atlantic: