In the year 1934, Professor of Psychology Arthur Goodwin was composing a theory on how music affects the human brain during sleep.
Arthur Goodwin had worked as a therapist to a number of students and tutors alike in his London University, and was surprised how a number of his cases seemed to be due to insomnia. Arthur Goodwin was an insomniac himself, and had to take opiates in order to get the slightest bit of rest at home. Though he noted down a number of reasons as to why he and his patients suffered with insomnia, finding reasons were easier than finding a cure.
So he set out to do some research on the known affects to outside stimuli on the human brain.
While he was writing the first draft of his synopsis, the radio was playing Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight of the Bumblebee. Goodwin became agitated by the fast-paced music and debated whether to turn it off or wait until a more soothing song came on after.
That was when he had an idea on what to test.
Beforehand he had indeed off