Psychology and Science student went to Manchester on a trip to the Northern College of Music. The visit included a lecture about how psychology can be applied beyond the classroom, including areas such as magic, hypnotism and music and insight into the criminal mind.


Students from KGV’s Psychology and Science departments attended fascinating lectures at the Northern College of Music on a visit to Manchester. The first lecture examined the psychology of magic, hypnotism and music while the second lecture gave insight in to a criminal mind. Famous British criminal, Noel 'Razor' Smith, who is now an award winning writer, talked about his criminal career as a bank robber and how it was only in prison that he learnt to read and write.

Theory into practise

The visit gave the students the opportunity to obtain some valuable insight into how psychology is applied outside of the classroom.