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Angeline S. Lillard, PhD is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia with a focus on social and cognitive development including Montessori education. Her book "Montessori: The Science behind the Genius" (now in it's 3rd 2017 Edition) is exceptionally well-researched and written:


It is a common behavioral model for preschoolers. They do not know the reactions of other people beyond their family so prefer to listen to them and do what they want to feel safe. Thus, children usually feel more relaxed at home and allow themselves to be free in their behavior. When you notice your child does not listen to you, you can try two tactics: ...


Creative development is very important for children, and it means that parents should try a lot of different activities with their kids. Painting, sculpting, sewing, and so on - there are so many things to choose, for any age. When your child does not want to try something, it is not a reason to worry about, just try something new, and he will surely choose ...


The behaviour of your cousin's kid reminds me a bit of my own behaviour when I was about that age. I was generally a nice and well-behaved child, but I was behaving very disrespectful towards 2 of my nieces (sisters) and their parents. As far as I can remember there was no specific reason for my behaviour, I just felt like it. Judging by your story, that ...

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