1. Which of the theories of emotion presented in this chapter makes the most sense to you, and why?
2. If we discover that brain damage is responsible for most violent criminal acts, what changes, if any, would you propose in the criminal justice and prison systems?
3. Paul Ekman suggests that we aren’t very good at detecting liars because “we often want to be misled, we collude in the lie unwittingly because we have a stake in not knowing the truth” (Ekman, 1996, p. 814). In what circumstances do you want to catch a liar? To what circumstances might Ekman be referring in this statement?