Psychological Science Vol. 19, Issue 6, Pages 525-530 June 2008 HKS Authors See citation below for complete author information. Jennifer Lerner Thornton Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy, Decision Science, and Management Citation Cryder, Cynthia E., Jennifer S. Lerner, James J. Gross, and Ronald E. Dahl. "Misery Is Not Miserly: Sad and Self-Focused Individuals Spend More." Psychological Science 19.6 (June 2008): 525-530.