How Can We Photograph Human Behavioral Errors?

Regular readers know I am a huge fan of behavioral economics and cognitive foibles.

I spoke recently to someone about some of my favorite errors — one of the questions that came up was how can we depict these biases, cognitive deficits, and wetware deficiencies in a photograph.

Most of what I think of as investor errors are rather internalized — excess optimism, selective perception, confirmation bias, flawed belief systems, unwarranted assumptions, etc.

Gary Larson of the Far Side had some great visuals, but i am somewhat stymied.

Short of someone with a thought balloon over their head revealing their own bias, how can this be shown?

Any ideas?

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