Citations to these publications can be found on Google Scholar

(Beginning with most recent)

Lerner, J.S. (2019). Decision science meets national security: A personal perspective. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 14(1), 96-100. doi: 10.1177/1745691618815822

Lerner, J.S., Dorison, C.A. & Kim, J. (in press). Emotion and decision making: Overview of theories in A. Scarantino (Ed.), The Handbook of Emotion Theory. New York, NY: Routledge.

DeWees, B.R. & Lerner, J.S. (in press). Uncertainty Avoidance. In V. Zeigler-Hill, T.K. Shackelford (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. New York: Springer International Publishing.

Dorison, C.A., Kim, J., & Lerner, J.S. (in press). Emotion and managerial decision making. Organizational Dynamics.

Garg, N., Williams, L. A., & Lerner, J.S. (2018).  The Misery-is-Not-Miserly Effect Revisited:  Replication Despite Opportunities for Compensatory Consumption.  PloS one, 13(6). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0199433

Friedman, J.A., Lerner, J.S., & Zeckhauser, R. (2017). Behavioral consequences of probabilistic precision: Experimental evidence from national security professionals. International Organization. 1-24. doi: 10.1017/S0020818317000352

Ferrer, R. A., Maclay, A., Litvak, P. M., & Lerner, J. S. (2017). Revisiting the Effects of Anger on Risk‐Taking: Empirical and Meta‐Analytic Evidence for Differences Between Males and Females. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 30(2), 516-526.

Lerner, J.S. (2017). Psychologists in schools of public policy. In R.J. Sternberg (Ed.), Career paths in psychology (103-118). Washington, DC: APA Press.

Pirl, W. F., Lerner, J., Traeger, L., Greer, J. A., El-Jawahri, A., & Temel, J. S. (2016). Oncologists’ dispositional affect and likelihood of end-of-life discussions. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 34(26_suppl), 9.

Ma-Kellams, C., Lai, L., Taylor, S.E., & Lerner, J.S. (2016). The contribution of trait negative affect and stress to recall for bodily states. Physiology and Behavior, 167, 274-281.

Gill, B.P., Lerner, J.S., & Meosky, P. (2016). Re-imagining accountability in K-12 education: A behavioral science perspective. Re-imagining accountability in K-12 education. Behavioral Science and Policy, 2(1), 57-70.

Ma-Kellams, C. & Lerner, J.S. (2016). Trust your gut or think carefully? Examining whether an intuitive, versus a systematic, mode of thought produces greater empathic accuracy. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 111(5), 674-685.

Sherman, G.D., Lerner, J.S., Josephs, R., Renshon, J., & Gross, J.J. (2016). The interaction of testosterone and cortisol is associated with attained status in male executives. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 110(6), 921-929.

Lerner, J.S. (2016). How cognition became hot: Emotions, decisions and policy making. Interview in A. Scarantino (Ed.), Emotion Researcher, ISRE’s Sourcebook for Research on Emotion and Affect. Retrieved from

Pirl, W.F., Lerner, J., Eusebio, J., Traeger, L., Fields, L., El-Jawahri, A., Greer, J.A., & Temel, J.S. (2015) Association between oncologists’ dispositional affect and depressive symptoms in their patients with metastatic cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 33(29_suppl), 214-214.

Ferrer, R., Klein, W., Lerner, J.S., Reyna, V.F., & Keltner, D. (2015). Emotions and health decision-making: Extending the Appraisal Tendency Framework to improve health and healthcare. In C. Roberto & I. Kawachi (Eds.), Behavioral economics and public health (101-131). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Sherman, G.D., Lerner, J.S., Renshon, J., Ma-Kellams, C., & Joel, S. (2015). Perceiving others’ feelings: The importance of personality and social structure. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6(5), 559-569. doi: 10.1177/1948550614567358

Ma-Kellams, C., Lai, L., Taylor, S.E., Lerner, J.S. (2015). Using affect as information when remembering lived, bodily states. Manuscript under review, Harvard University.

Lerner J.S., Li Y., Valdesolo P., & Kassam K. (2015). Emotion and decision making. Annual Review of Psychology, 66, 799-823. doi: 10.1146/annurev-psych-010213-115043.

DeSteno, D., Li, Y., Dickens, L., & Lerner, J.S. (2014). Gratitude: A tool for reducing economic impatience. Psychological Science, 25(6), 1262-1267.

Lerner, J.S. (2014). Negotiating under the influence. Reprinted in Harvard Business Review OnPoint, Summer 2014, 20-22.

Garg, N. and Lerner, J.S. (2013). Sadness and consumption. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 23(1), 106-113.

Lerner, J.S., Li, Y., & Weber, E.U. (2013). The financial costs of sadness. Psychological Science, 24(1), 72-79.

Sherman, G.D., Lee, J.J., Cuddy, A.J., Renshon, J., Oveis, C., Gross, J.J., & *Lerner, J.S. (2012). Leadership is associated with lower levels of stress. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(44), 17903-17907. (* I elected to be last author in order to reflect my role as head of the overall project, following conventions of this journal.)

Renshon, J.B. & Lerner, J.S. (2012). The role of emotions in foreign policy decision making. In D. J. Christie and C. Montiel (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology. NJ: Wiley-Blackwell Press, 313-317. *Corrected Table 2

Lerner, J.S. (2012). When emotions run high. Negotiation, 13(9), 8.

Han, S., Lerner, J.S. & Zeckhauser, R. (2012). The disgust-promotes-disposal effect. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 44(2), 101-113.

Carnevale, J., Inbar, Y., & Lerner, J.S. (2011). Individual differences in need for cognition and decision making competence among leaders. Personality Assessment and Individual Differences, 51(3), 274-278.

Winterich, K., Han S., & Lerner, J.S. (2010). Now that I’m sad, it’s hard to be mad: The role of cognitive appraisals in emotional blunting. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36(11), 1467-1483.

Lerner, J.S. & Shonk, K. (2010). How anger poisons decision making. Harvard Business Review, 88(9), 26.

Keltner, D. & Lerner, J.S. (2010). Emotion. In D.T. Gilbert, S.T. Fiske, & G. Lindzey (Eds.), The handbook of social psychology (pp.317-352). New York: Wiley.

Litvak, P., Lerner, J.S., Tiedens, L.Z., & Shonk, K. (2010). Fuel in the fire: How anger impacts judgment and decision making. In M. Potegal, G. Stemmler, & C. Spielberger (Eds.), International handbook of anger Vol. 19 (pp.287-311). New York: Springer.

Litvak, P. & Lerner, J.S. (2009). Cognitive bias. In D. Sander & K. Scherer (Eds.), The Oxford companion to emotion and the affective sciences (90). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Cryder, C. & Lerner, J.S. (2009). Uncertainty. In D. Sander & K. Scherer (Eds.), The Oxford companion to emotion and the affective sciences (395). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Han, S., & Lerner, J.S. (2009). Decision making. In D. Sander & K. Scherer (Eds.), The Oxford companion to emotion and the affective sciences (111-113). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Han, S., & Lerner, J.S. (2009). Accountability and medical decision making. In M. Kattan (Ed.), The encyclopedia of medical decision making (Vol. 1, pp. 7-9). Washington, D.C.: SAGE.

Cryder, C.E., Lerner, J.S., Gross, J.J., & Dahl, R.E. (2008). Misery is not miserly. Psychological Science, 19(6), 525-530.

Small, D.A. & Lerner, J.S. (2008). Emotional policy: Personal sadness and anger shape judgments about a welfare case. Political Psychology, 29(2), 149-168.

Lerner, J.S., Han, S., & Keltner, D. (2007). Feelings and consumer decision making: Extending the appraisal-tendency framework. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 17(3), 184-187.

Han, S., Lerner, J.S., & Keltner, D. (2007). Feelings and consumer decision making: The appraisal-tendency framework. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 17(3), 158-168.

Lerner, J.S., Dahl, R.E., Hariri, A.R., & Taylor, S.E., (2007). Facial expressions of emotion reveal neuroendocrine and cardiovascular stress responses. Biological Psychiatry, 61(15), 253-260. [A secondary report of these findings appears in Science, 310 (5752), 1274.]

Lerner, J.S. & Tiedens, L.Z. (2006). Portrait of the angry decision maker: How appraisal tendencies shape anger’s influence on cognition. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making (Special Issue on Emotion and Decision Making), 19(2), 115-137.

Small, D.A., Lerner, J.S., & Fischhoff, B. (2006). Emotion priming and attributions for terrorism: Americans’ reactions in a national field experiment. Political Psychology, 27(2), 289-298.

Lerner, J.S. & Shonk, K. (2006). Create accountability, improve negotiations. Negotiation, 9(6), 1-4.

Lerner, J.S. (2005). Negotiating under the influence: Emotional hangovers distort your judgment and lead to bad decisions. Negotiation, 8(6), 1-3.

Fischhoff, B., Gonzalez, R.M., Lerner, J.S., & Small, D.A. (2005). Evolving judgments of terror risks: Foresight, hindsight, and emotion. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 11(2), 124-139. *Corrected in Fischhoff, B., Gonzalez, R.M., Lerner, J.S., & Small, D.A. (2012) Evolving judgments of terror risks: Foresight, Hindsight, and Emotion: A Reanalysis. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 18(2), e1-e16.

Taylor, S.E., Lerner, J.S., Sage, R.M., Lehman, B., & Seeman, T. (2004). Early environment, emotions, responses to stress and health. Journal of Personality, 72(6), 1365-1394.

Lerner, J.S., Small, D.A., & Loewenstein, G. (2004). Heart strings and purse strings: Carryover effects of emotions on economic decisions. Psychological Science, 15(5), 337-341.

Fischhoff, B., Gonzalez, R.M., Small, D.A., & Lerner, J.S. (2003). Evaluating the success of terror risk communications. Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science, 1(4), 255-258.

Taylor, S.E., Lerner, J.S., Sherman, D.K., Sage, R.M. & McDowell, N.K. (2003). Are self-enhancing cognitions associated with healthy or unhealthy biological profiles? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85(4), 605-615.

Mitchell, G., Tetlock, P.E., Newman, D., & Lerner, J.S. (2003). Experiments behind the veil: Structural influences on judgments of social justice. Political Psychology, 24(3), 519-547.

Helgeson, V., Janicki, D., Lerner, J.S., & Barbarin, O. (2003). Brief report: Adjustment to juvenile rheumatoid arthritis: A family systems perspective. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 28(5), 347-353.

Fischhoff, B., Gonzalez, R.M., Small, D.A., & Lerner, J.S. (2003). Judged terror risk and proximity to the World Trade Center. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 26(2-3), 137-151.

Lerner, J.S. & Tetlock, P.E. (2003). Bridging individual, interpersonal, and institutional approaches to judgment and choice: The impact of accountability on cognitive bias. In S. Schneider & J. Shanteau (Eds.), Emerging perspectives on judgment and decision research (pp.431-457). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Lerner, J.S., Gonzalez, R.M., Small, D.A., & Fischhoff, B. (2003). Effects of fear and anger on perceived risks of terrorism: A national field experiment. Psychological Science, 14(2), 144-150.

Taylor, S.E., Lerner, J.S., Sage, R.M., Sherman, D.K., & McDowell, N.K. (2003). Portrait of the self-enhancer: Well-adjusted and well-liked or maladjusted and friendless? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84(1), 165-176.

Loewenstein, G. & Lerner, J.S. (2003). The role of affect in decision making. In R. Davidson, H. Goldsmith, & K. Scherer (Eds.), Handbook of affective science (pp.619-642). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Lerner, J.S., & Small, D.A. (2002). Do positive and negative emotions have opposing influences on hope? Psychological Inquiry, 13(4), 299-302.

Lerner, J.S., & Keltner, D. (2001). Fear, anger, and risk. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 81(1), 146-159.

Lerner, J.S. & Keltner, D. (2000). Beyond valence: Toward a model of emotion-specific influences on judgment and choice. Cognition and Emotion, 14(4), 473-493.

Tetlock, P.E., Kristel, O., Elson, B., Green, M., & Lerner, J.S. (2000). The psychology of the unthinkable: Taboo trade-offs, forbidden base rates and heretical counterfactuals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 78(5), 853-870.

Lerner, J.S. (2000). Review of the book Alchemies of the Mind: Rationality and the Emotions, by J. Elster. The Journal of Economic Literature, 38(1). 122-124.

Goldberg, J.H., Lerner, J.S., & Tetlock, P.E. (1999). Rage and reason: The psychology of the intuitive prosecutor. European Journal of Social Psychology, 29, 781-785.

Lerner, J.S., & Tetlock, P.E. (1999). Accounting for the effects of accountability. Psychological Bulletin, 125(2), 255-275.

Tetlock, P.E. & Lerner, J.S. (1999). The social contingency model: Identifying empirical and normative boundary conditions on the error-and-bias portrait of human nature. In S. Chaiken & Y. Trope (Eds.), Dual-process theories in social psychology (pp.571-585). New York: Guilford.

Lerner, J.S., Goldberg, J.H. & Tetlock, P.E. (1998). Sober second thought: The effects of accountability, anger, and authoritarianism on attributions of responsibility. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 24(6), 563-574.

Nagda, B.A., Gregerman, S.R., Jonides, J., von Hippel, W., & Lerner, J.S. (1998). Undergraduate student-faculty research partnerships affect student retention. The Review of Higher Education, 22(1), 55-72.

Tetlock, P.E., Lerner, J.S., & Boettger, R. (1996). The dilution effect: Judgmental bias, conversational convention, or a bit of both? European Journal of Social Psychology, 26, 915-934.

Tetlock, P.E., Peterson, R.S., & Lerner, J.S. (1996). Revising the value of pluralism model: Incorporating social content and context postulates. In C. Seligman, J. Olson, & M. Zanna (Eds.), The Psychology of Values: The Ontario Symposium, Volume 8, (pp.25-51). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Lerner, J.S., & Tetlock, P.E. (1994). Accountability and social cognition. In V.S. Ramachandran (Ed.), Encyclopedia of human behavior (Vol. 1, pp.1-10). San Diego: Academic Press.