Lecture 9. 3 inclusion of other in self: self-expansion model, self-expansion model and close relationships, two key components, self-expansion motivation. Intermediate difference: self/friendly acquaintance: greatest difference: self/stranger. August 6th 2020: pattern unaffected by whether participants assumed other is aware of their allocations or not has to do with degree of closeness, results. Intermediate difference between self and friendly acquaintance: greatest difference between self and stranger, no effect of other will know manipulation, this is what was predicted. Implications & limitations: demonstrate continuum over three levels of closeness, but , could be because of low psychological realism, weak manipulation of whether other knows, follow-up 1. August 6th 2020: the more you include others perspectives, the close other blurs in the background and the non-close other stands out more, the closer you get to another person, the more you imagine them as yourself. Longer response latencies for trait words that were different between self and spouse.