Kevin J. Roberts

My name is Kevin J. Roberts, and I've made it my focus to transform lives for the better. Whether it's through ADHD or academic support, cyber addiction coaching, public speaking engagements and seminars, or my numerous books and articles, I help my clients unlock their inherent potential to change the world.

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Tag: Net addiction

Sleepless in Cyberland

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A study reported this year in the Journal of Adolescence found that heavy internet use among children and young adults correlates with a significantly higher risk for obesity, skipping meals, and sleep disorders.  While the majority of young people regularly engage in cyber activities without a problem, many are becoming addicted and ruining their chances… Read more

Facing the Facts about Facebook

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Stories surrounding Facebook have become frequent news items and have generated great interest along with controversy.  Some stories focus on the drawbacks while others center on the unimaginable opportunities.  By and large, the opportunities offered by Facebook far outweigh the dangers. The ubiquitous online social networking site does present danger, however, not so much because… Read more

Video Game-Induced Violence: Fact or Fiction?

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The E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles this past week showed that the trend toward violent video games remains strong. Updated sequels to first-person-shooting staples like Call of Duty and Halo played prominently at the conference. Shooting games sell; it is that simple. Many parent groups see red when they ponder the continuing trend… Read more

Be Quiet in the Library… and Play Your Video Game!

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Cutting-edge librarian, Maggie Hommel, has created video gaming programs at the Park Ridge Public Library in Illinois.  Hommel embarked on this course of action because she sees “gaming as fulfilling the developmental needs of teenagers through physical movement, social interaction, competition, achievement, and self-definition.” Libraries all around the country, realizing the central place video games… Read more

Reversing the Sedentary Trend among America’s Youth

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A recent study showed that the growing sedentary trend among America’s youth can be reversed. The study, published in the July issue of Pediatrics , found that greater amounts of physical activity in young people correlates with decreased amounts of screen time. Researchers surveyed 5,685 households and 7,415 youngsters ages nine to fifteen. One striking… Read more