About Me

My name is Hayden MacDonald and I am a Canadian-British data analyst.

I hold a Master of Science in Management - Business Analytics from Ivey Business School, Western University.

For a full list of my credentials, see my resume.

My interests include technology, research, statistics, A/B testing, data visualization, and product analytics. In my spare time, I enjoy film, cooking, squash, SCUBA diving, birding, and eSports.
 


 

Publications

 
MacDonald, Hayden, Lo, G. K. H., Macpherson, K., & Roberts, W.A. (2020). An isolation effect in rat spatial memory. JEP: Anim Learn and Cogn. doi: 10.1037/xan0000231.

MacDonald, Hayden. (2018). Spatial memory for isolated arm locations on the radial maze. Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository. 5511.

Roberts, W. A., MacDonald, H. & Lo, K. H. (2018). Pigeons play the percentages: Computation of probability in a bird. Anim Cogn, 21(4), 575-581. doi: 10.1007/s10071-018-1192-0

MacDonald, H., & Roberts, W.A. (2018). Cognitive flexibility and dual processing in pigeons: Temporal and contextual control of midsession reversal. J Exp Psychol Anim Learn Cogn, 44(2), 149-161. doi: 10.1037/xan0000161

Roberts, W.A., MacDonald, H., Brown, L., & Macpherson, K. (2017). Release from proactive interference in rat spatial working memory. Learn Behav, 45(3), 263-275. doi: 10.3758/s13420-017-0263-4

Roberts, W.A., Guitar, N.A., Marsh, H.L., & MacDonald, H. (2016). Memory systems in the rat: effects of reward probability, context, and congruency between working and reference memory. Anim Cogn, 19(3), 593-604. doi: 10.1007/s10071-016-0964-7
 


Conferences & Workshops

 
MacDonald, H. (2019, February) Ivey BA R Workshop - Intro to the Tidyverse. 2 hour workshop presented at Ivey Business School. PDF slides.

MacDonald, H., & Roberts, W. A. (2018, April). Spatial memory for isolated arm locations on the radial maze. Five minute talk presented at the International Conference On Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, Florida.

MacDonald, H., & Roberts, W. A. (2017, April). Time versus context in a visual mid-session reversal task. Poster presented at the International Conference On Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, Florida.
 


Technical Skills

  • R
  • SQL / MySQL / PostgreSQL
  • Excel
  • Git
  • Tableau
  • Python
  • Salesforce

Software


 
This blog is built with R, the blogdown package, Hugo, the beautifulhugo theme and deployed using Netlify. Content published on my blog is released under a MIT License.