So what has changed between the teenagers of 1980s and of 2010s? Well a lot. That time teenagers only had Walkman as a cool gadget, but what the teenagers today have is a cell phone. The X-box which today's teenager has is much sophisticated the video games of '80s.
At that time 30% of teenagers were using to marijuana while only 20% of today's youth are influenced by it. Also only 18% of teens of today are into cigarette smoking whereas, in 1980s 30% were using it. During those times working students made $60.30/week. The pay has more than doubled for the working students now and is $130/week
Indeed lot has changed in the teenagers of then and now.