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Quid Pro Quo

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Rank #133 in Social Sciences category

Society & Culture
Philosophy
Science
Social Sciences
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Addressing topics in crime and psychology and working to better the world through the power of morbid curiosity.

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Addressing topics in crime and psychology and working to better the world through the power of morbid curiosity.

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You are missed!

By Rnho - Jun 22 2019
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I loved this podcast. I hope you come back soon!

AMAZING

By Chamacaesq - Jun 03 2017
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Absolutley AMAZING !!! you do not to miss an episode!

iTunes Ratings

26 Ratings
Average Ratings
24
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2
0
0

You are missed!

By Rnho - Jun 22 2019
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I loved this podcast. I hope you come back soon!

AMAZING

By Chamacaesq - Jun 03 2017
Read more
Absolutley AMAZING !!! you do not to miss an episode!
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Quid Pro Quo

Updated 6 days ago

Rank #133 in Social Sciences category

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Addressing topics in crime and psychology and working to better the world through the power of morbid curiosity.

Rank #1: 002 Fool Me Once

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What do you do when your worldview asks you to look for the best in someone but what you are faced with is the very worst? The documentary "A Wise Fool" has one take on this question, but this week's Quid Pro Quo episode discusses why in this particular case a background in Forensic Psychology might lead you to a different conclusion.

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Background Music by Kai Engel Songs from album Chapter One - Cold Songs: December, Snowfall Intro, Snowmen, January, February, Nothing (bonus track) all tracks licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License or Attribution License

Nov 14 2016
21 mins
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Rank #2: 001.1 Halloween and launch Bonus

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Bonus launch episode: Elle reads The Cask of Admontillado by Edgar Allen Poe

Background Music by Kai Engel from album ICD-10

Songs - Anxiety, Comatose, Oneiri 

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/ICD-10/

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Oct 31 2016
15 mins
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Rank #3: 003 Fit to be Tried

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003 Fit to be Tried by Quid Pro Quo Why discuss the Constitution in connection with a mass shooter? Hint: No, not *that* amendment. 

Today's episode is a broad overview of determining fitness to stand trial in the United States with a special focus on:

  • the Sixth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution
  • Dusky v United States
  • the Jared Loughner mass shooting
  • link for The State v MJK (reference for further study in episode)

Libsyn was being fighty for a few minutes on Sunday Night, if by chance you are seeing this episode twice there is no difference between copies except for this text.

Music from The Scope by Kai Engel

Tracks: 06 Wake Up, 02 Curtains are Always Drawn, 07 Universe in Hands, 05 Highway to the Stars, 04 Silence

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Licensing: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

Nov 28 2016
19 mins
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Rank #4: 004 The Zodiac Filler

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004 The Zodiac Filler by Quid Pro Quo How one of the most well known books on the Zodiac case caused a severe crisis of True Crime lit faith.

Elle reluctantly expresses her ire at the book Zodiac by Robert Graysmith and asks "what are our responsibilities as consumers and creators of the next generation of true crime literature and media content?"

Music: Home Runner Single by Vir Nocturna http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Vir_Nocturna/Home_Runner_-_Single/HomeRunnerVir Licensed under a Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Dec 12 2016
18 mins
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Rank #5: 005 New Year, New You

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January is a time when many people look to make radical changes in their lives. But be careful what you wish for, especially when you're talking about forensic psychology.

Episode 5 focuses on a rare but fascinating disorder which adds a whole new twist to the idea of personal reinvention.

005 New Year, New You by Quid Pro Quo

Special Mention: I brought up an episode of the excellent The Thin Air Podcast briefly during today's episode - you can check it out right here and then go subscribe to the rest of it!

Music by Kai Engel - Chapter One/Cold Provided under an Attribution non commercial license

Correction:

Jody Roberts dissapeared in NINTEEN eighty five, not eighteen eighty five.

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Jan 06 2017
27 mins
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Rank #6: 007 Insanity Two Electric Boogaloo

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Further detail on the particulars of the Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity defense with MORE special attention to the Andrea Yates trial, and the sad but illustrative plight of three (thankfully imaginary) unfortunate neighborhood kids.

CNN article covering Yates' second verdict

A neat article I thought you might like:  What Happens If You Commit a Murder While Sleepwalking?

Music by Kai Engel - ICD-10 Provided under an Attribution non commercial license

Feb 06 2017
15 mins
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Rank #7: 009 The Policy of Truth

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By request: today's episode discusses Polygraph Testing in Criminal Justice settings addressing the theoretical basis for its use and where and why problems arise.

I’d like to thank my most recent Patreon supporter Leslie Lavigne from Shawville, Quebec and my newest five star Itunes and Stitcher reviewers: KCauling, VioletElectricP, Bookshelves91, and Bossypants16

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Background Music Somnelence by Kai Engel from album ICD-10

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Apr 13 2017
19 mins
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Rank #8: 008 You Keep Using That Word

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Back to basics. Today's episode discusses the most basic building block of psychological science, with a little help from one of my favorite movies. I mentioned two NIH articles in the episode, they can be found here:

Patreon supporter links: Aside from having the good taste to pledge, all of these people are doing awesome things 

New additions to the QuidProQuo universe

Mar 20 2017
18 mins
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Rank #9: 006 Literally Insane

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This is it folks, THE big topic whenever forensic psych comes up. This is indeed the Insanity episode, well... the first one anyway.

A very broad overview of Insanity definitions and statistics with special attention to the Andrea Yates trial and an unfortunate imaginary man named Bob.

Music by Kai Engel - The Scope Provided under an Attribution non commercial license

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Jan 23 2017
18 mins
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Rank #10: 014 The Stranger Danger Danger

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Elle has a revelation about how we talk about crime and PROPERLY teach people personal safety from childhood through adulthood - courtesy the Netflix series The Keepers, a little bit of Forensic Psych data, and her own misspent youth. 

NO SPOILERS for The Keepers in this episode.

REMINDER: I will be away for the first two weeks of August.

I’d like to thank my newest Patreon supporter(s): Lanie from the True Crime Fan Club Podcast and Tom Kull.

I’d also like to thank my newest five star Itunes reviewer Masked Platypus

August’s Murder of the Month book pick is not yet decided at the time of recording but I will announce it on my Twitter as usual. Feel free to join us at the Murder of the Month page on Facebook for more information

Music by Kai Engel - ICD 10 - 03 Delirium Provided under an Attribution license

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Episode transcript available upon request.

Jul 31 2017
15 mins
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