Reference "Starter Lists"
Following are links to reference lists that might help you get started in your own literature reviews. These lists are not comprehensive, but they do include some of the classical contributers to a given topic or theory as well as related publications that are more recent or that represent a subtopic of interest.
Attention & Curiosity
This category of references includes arousal, curiosity, sensation seeking, and some aspects of interest.
Relevance includes numerous subtopics that help explain what is important to an individual, such as need for achievement, need for affiliation, need for power, flow, goal setting, attitudes & values, fear of failure, and interest.